Sweet Maple : Backyard Sugarmaking from Tap to Table
Did you know that there are nearly two dozen tappable trees across the United States? Chances are you have at least one in your very own backyard. Want to bring more healthy food and sustainability into your life? In Sweet Maple, sugarmaker Michelle Visser and her family guide you through every step of all-natural syrup production-with directions for tapping one tree or dozens. In addition to sugaring techniques, tips from sugar shacks, and fun stories of multi-generational family operations, she shares many of her own family's tried-and-true maple recipes while detailing the life-changing benefits of using maple products in place of refined sugar in the kitchen. Join Michelle on her family's sweet journey, from tap to table.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 178 x 229mm
- 01 Oct 2019
- ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
- The Lyons Press
- Guilford, United States
- Recipes; 150 Halftones, color
Michelle masterfully walks the reader through not only the romance of sugaring, but also the practical steps of each part of the process. And thankfully, the mouth-watering maple-infused recipes can be made by anyone. -- Jill Winger, blogger at www.theprairiehomestead.com Who knew maple syrup was healthy? Michelle Visser opens up a whole new world of sweet secrets in her gorgeous book Sweet Maple. Be forewarned: Michelle will have you tapping one of 23 different kinds of trees, making delicious syrup as a family, and making your own natural maple sugar before you know it. Carve out time to read this delightfully intriguing book because you won't be able to put it down. Sweet Maple is a must-have! -- Stacy Lyn Harris, co-host of "The Sporting Chef and Rural Heritage," author ofTracking the Outdoors In and Stacy Lyn's Harvest Cookbook, and founder of gameandgarden.com
About Michelle Visser
Michelle Visser is a homesteader and a popular presenter at homesteading summits. She lives in New Hampshire's lakes region.